westbound

adjective west·bound \ ˈwes(t)-ˌbau̇nd \
|Updated on: 10 Aug 2018

Definition of westbound

: traveling or heading west

Examples of westbound in a Sentence

  1. Traffic in the westbound lane is backing up.

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First Known Use of westbound

1847

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Definition of westbound for English Language Learners

  • : going toward the west


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adjective west·bound \ ˈwest-ˌbau̇nd \

Definition of westbound for Students

: going west a westbound train

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